Today’s New and Biggest Threat
Jadwa Investment would like to inform you about a growing security threats that needs your attention most.
A criminal activity using attempts to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords, account details, by masquerading as a trustworthy friend or company entity such as a bank in an electronic communication or fake site. Phishing is typically carried out using email or an instant message, and often directs users to give details at a fake website, although phone contact has been used as well.
||The act of obtaining or attempting to obtain otherwise secured information by ‘conning’ an individual into revealing the secure information. Social engineering is successful because its victims innately want to trust other people and are naturally helpful. The victims of social engineering are tricked into releasing information that they do not realize will be used to attack a computer network. For example, an employee in an enterprise may be tricked into revealing his User ID and Password to someone who is pretending to be someone from IT support team. The social engineer can use that information in conjunction with other information that has been gathered to get closer to finding a way into the enterprise’s network.
Phishing is a type of security attack that relies on social engineering in that it lures the victim into revealing information based on the human tendency to believe in the security of a brand name because they associate the brand name with trustworthiness.
||This is the most common threat facing us today. Virus, spy ware, Trojans and worms can do varying degrees of damage depending on their type. client should have up-to-date Antivirus and Anti spyware software installed and enabled on their PC all the time.|
||Identity theft is a crime in which someone wrongfully obtains access to your personal information and uses it in a way that involves fraud or deception, usually for economic gain. Unfortunately, most identify theft victims don’t realize they’ve been targeted until the damage has been done; resulting in unknown charges or withdrawals to Jadwa accounts, or calls from collection agencies among other consequences.
Identity theft is the deliberate assumption of another person's identity, usually to gain access to their finances or frame them for a crime.
|Password||Keep your password confidential and change it frequently. We would advise you, for your own security, not to use common information such as your birthday, telephone number or a recognizable part of your name as your password|
client Role (things you should do)
clients also have a role to ensure their on-line security. Jadwa recommends that you adhere to the following security guidelines:
How to report suspected security incidents?
If you suspect that there has been an un-authorized breach of your account(s), or that an online transaction has taken place that you did not initiate, you should notify Jadwa Investment immediately by contacting us at or by calling +966 11 279 1111.